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Skin Cancers

  • Skin cancer is a problem in countries like Switzerland where the population is aging.
  • In addition to that, outdoor activities in the mountains (going for walks, skiing…) mean that sunexposure tend to be higher (There is less ozone higher up to filter ultraviolet light (UV) exposure).


  • In practice, there are three common skin cancers which present often to the dermatologist (skin doctor):


  • With age and sunlight, numerous skin problems may arise, and it may be a reasonable option to show examine the skin to avoid missing the above-mentioned.


  • Treatment options for cancerous and precancerous growths include cryotherapy and/or removal + microscopical examination (histology)


  • To prevent skin cancers and skin aging, read more about Sunprotection.


Information on skin cancers
Information on actinic keratosis
Information on age-related skin changes